BackForward Satellite: EgyptSat-A 

Satellite details
Acronym EgyptSat-A
Full name EgyptSat-A
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the EgyptSat programme.
  • Main mission: land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 1050 kg Dry mass
Data access link
Data access information
  • Data are distributed by the Egyptian ground control station of the National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Science (NARSS) in Cairo.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 668 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency NARSS
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 21 Feb 2019 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2019-05-24
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on EgyptSat-A

Acronym Full name
MSI Multispectral imager
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